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Governor Signs Disaster Declaration, Calls for Special Session

Laura KellyGovernor Laura Kelly has announced a series of actions her administration is taking to respond to the emergency situation COVID-19 currently presents to the economy and to public safety.

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Waymaster Exits First District Race

Troy WaymasterState Representative Troy Waymaster has decided to withdraw from the First District campaign for Congress to seek re-election to the Kansas House.

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Election 2020 Filing Deadline is June 1

VoteRussell County Clerk and Election Officer Mary Nuss advises that anyone wanting to file for local elected offices can do so until Noon on June 1, 2020.

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Two People Arrested for Drug Possession Following Domestic Disturbance

Drug Arrest 2Two people were arrested for drug possession on Sunday in Russell following the report of a domestic disturbance.

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KDHE Recommends Self-Quarantine for Kansans Who Traveled to Lake of the Ozarks

KDHE LogoThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment is recommending voluntary 14-day self-quarantine for those Kansans who traveled to the Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri over the Memorial Day weekend and did not use protective measures, such as social distancing and face masks.

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Russell Memorial Day Program, Honoring Our Heroes

2020 Russell Memorial Day Program #3Each Memorial Day, we honor those military men and women who gave their lives for the freedoms we enjoy today.

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Storms Bring Heavy Rain, Hail to Area Sunday

Storm Shots #4 5-24-20The first round of severe weather this spring rolled through the Russell area Sunday evening.

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